The 13-2 Eagles have clinched the NFC’s top seed, which gives them the homefield throughout the playoffs. There has been no better NFL home team in 2017 than the Eagles, who remain the lone unbeaten at 7-0.
Tom Brady has thrown 110 passes without an interception this season. He was the only quarterback to pass for 1,000 yards through the first three weeks (1,092) and also led the NFL with his 8 TD passes.
The Jets upset of the Colts in 1969 holds the greatest historical significance in Super Bowl annals. Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath guaranteed a victory, then the Jets went out and became the first AFL champion to beat the NFL champ.
If you’re going to give your franchise quarterback a $100 million contract, you need cheap, young labor at the bottom of your roster to offset that spending. That’s why NFL teams kept a record 81 percent of all their 2016 draft picks on opening-day rosters.